Congress slams Modi govt for unplanned demonetization move

New Delhi: The Congress party today took on the Narendra Modi government over the demonetizing Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes and said the nation was suffering due to the unplanned manner government opted for.

Congress leader Kapil Sibal stated: “This is a decision made in haste, not a well thought out decision. Black money getting converted into another type of black money now.”



“At a time when the Prime Minister should have been present in the country, he is not here but in Japan,” said Congress.

Sibal said people are facing inconvenience due to the government’s move as there were long queues outside banks and ATMs to deposit or exchange their spiked currency or take out cash.

“Account is mine, money is mine, then why should I stand in a line?” asked Sibal.

“Narendra Modi says that he is a commom man, but neither has he ever stood in a line in an ATM, nor does he know how expenses run. He doesn’t know the price of flour, pulses, sugar..”